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Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief

  • Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida, United States of America

Founding Editor

  • Harvey Sugerman†

Managing Editor

  • David Newcombe, Stellar Medical Publications, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States of America

Associate Editors

  • Mohamed Ali, MD, FACS, University of California Davis, Department of Surgery, Sacramento, California, United States of America
  • David Allison, PhD, Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America
  • Ali Aminian, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
  • Laurent D. Biertho, MD, Laval University, Québec, Quebec, Canada
  • Stacy Brethauer, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Cleveland Clinic, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America
  • Luca Busetto, MD, University of Padua School of Medicine and Surgery, Padova, Italy
  • Guilherme M. Campos, MD, F.A.C.S., FASMBS, Virginia Commonwealth University, Dept. of Surgery, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America
  • Janelle Coughlin, PhD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
  • Anita P. Courcoulas, MD, MPH, FACS, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Eric J. DeMaria, MD, FASMBS, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, United States of America
  • John B. Dixon, MBBs, PhD, Melbourne, Australia
  • Jonathan F. Finks, MD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
  • R. Armour Forse, MD, FACS, DHR Health Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, Edinburg, Texas, United States of America
  • Michel Gagner, FRCSC, FACS, Herbert Wertheim School of Medicine and Sacred Heart Hospital of Montreal, Montréal, Quebec, Canada
  • Leslie J. Heinberg, PhD, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
  • Daniel M. Herron, MD, FACS, MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL, New York, New York, United States of America
  • Matthew Hutter, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
  • Thomas Inge, MD, FACS, Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, Colorado, United States of America
  • Shanu Kothari, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Chief Medical Affairs, Prisma Health, Greenville, South Carolina, United States of America
  • Teresa LaMasters, MD, FACS, FASMBS, DABOM, The University of Iowa, Department of Surgery, West Des Moines, Iowa, United States of America
  • Edward Lin, DO, MBA, FACS, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
  • Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD, PhD, FASMBS, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
  • Ryan J. Marek, PhD, Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Conroe, Texas, United States of America
  • Matthew J. Martin, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Los Angeles County University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
  • Marc Michalsky, MD, FACS, FAAP, FASMBS, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America
  • Alex Miras, MD, Imperial College London, London, England, United Kingdom
  • Michel M. Murr, MD, Bariatric and Metabolic Institute AdventHealth, Tampa, Florida, United States of America
  • Erik Naslund, MD, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Robert W. O'Rourke, MD, FACS, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
  • David A. Provost, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center Temple, Temple, Texas, United States of America
  • Ann M. Rogers, MD, Penn State Health Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Mitchell Roslin, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York, United States of America
  • Dana A. Telem, MD, MPH, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
  • Meg H. Zeller, PhD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Associate Editors Integrated Health

  • Dale S. Bond, PhD, Hartford Hospital / Hartford HealthCare, Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America
  • Lillian Craggs-Dino, DHA, RDN, LDN, UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • William F. Gourash, RN, CRNP, PhD, UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Editor for CME

  • Samer G. Mattar, MD, FASMBS, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Social Media Section Editors

  • Neil Floch, Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, Connecticut, United States of America
  • Richard Peterson, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Creative Director: Visual Abstracts

  • Arghavan Salles, MD, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Editorial Board

  • Poppy Addison, MD, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York, United States of America
  • Vance L. Albaugh, MD, PhD, Pennington Biomedical Research Foundation, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America
  • Maria S. Altieri, MD, MS, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, United States of America
  • Alexander L. Ayzengart, MD, MPH, FACS, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America
  • Andrew J. Beamish, MBBCh, MSc, MD, University of Gothenburg, Göteborg, Sweden
  • Adrian Billeter, MD, PhD, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany
  • Ruth E. Blackham, MBBS, MS, MLM, FRACS, FACLM, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
  • Cynthia-Michelle Borg, MD, University Hospital Lewisham, London, United Kingdom
  • Camilo Boza, MD, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile Clinic Hospital, Santiago, Chile
  • Robert E. Brolin, MD, FACS, Princeton, United States of America
  • Henry Buchwald, MD, PhD, University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth, Duluth, Minnesota, United States of America
  • Marco Bueter, MD, PhD, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Bipan Chand, MD, FACS, FASGE, FASMBS, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, United States of America
  • Nicolas V. Christou, MD, Université McGill, Montréal, Quebec, Canada
  • Benjamin Clapp, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Texas Tech HSC Paul Foster School of Medicine, El Paso, Texas, United States of America
  • Ricardo Cohen, MD, Oswaldo Cruz German Hospital, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Karen J. Coleman, PhD, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Pasadena, California, United States of America
  • Eva Conceição, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
  • Daniel Cronk, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Erlanger Health System, Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States of America
  • Nestor de la Cruz-Munoz, MD, FACS, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, United States of America
  • S. Scott Davis, Jr., MD, FACS, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
  • J. Christopher Eagon, MD, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri, United States of America
  • Michael A. Edwards, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Jacksonville, Florida, United States of America
  • George M. Eid, MD, Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Scott G. Engel, Sanford Health Center for Biobehavioral Research, Fargo, North Dakota, United States of America
  • Laura Fischer, MD, MS, FACS, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, United States of America
  • Omar Ghanem, MD, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, Minnesota, United States of America
  • Saber Ghiassi, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, Yale University, Department of Surgery, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
  • Kasey Goodpaster, PhD, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
  • Jon Gould, MD, MBA, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America
  • Peter Hallowell, MD, University of Virginia, Department of Surgery, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America
  • Monique Hassan, MD, MBA, FACS, FASMBS, DABOM, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center Temple, Temple, Texas, United States of America
  • Kelvin Higa, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Fresno, Fresno, California, United States of America
  • Jacques Himpens, MD, Saint-Pierre University Hospital, Bruxelles, Belgium
  • Farah Husain, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America
  • Sayeed Ikramuddin, MD, FACS, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
  • Valentina Ivezaj, PhD, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
  • Brian Jacob, MD, FACS, MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL, New York, New York, United States of America
  • Daniel Jones, MD, MS, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
  • Radwan Kassir, MD, PhD, HDR, Felix Guyon University Hospital Center, Saint Denis, Reunion
  • Andrei Keidar, MD, Tel Aviv University and Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
  • Colleen Kennedy, MD, FACS, Colleen I Kennedy MD PA, Dallas, Texas, United States of America
  • Gail A. Kerver, PhD, Sanford Research Center for Biobehavioral Research, Fargo, North Dakota, United States of America
  • Julie Kim, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
  • Tammy Kindel, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America
  • Matthew Kroh, MD, FACS, FASMBS, FASGE, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
  • Rickesha L. Wilson, MD, Cleveland Clinic, The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute,, Department of General Surgery, Weston, Florida, United States of America
  • Wei-Jei Lee, MD, Min Sheng General Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
  • Kamal Mahawar, MS, MSc, FRCSEd, Sunderland Royal Hospital, Sunderland, United Kingdom
  • James W. Maher, MD, FACS, VA Richmond Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America
  • Saniea F Majid, MD, FACS, FASMBS, DABOM, Weight Loss and Wellness Center, Livingston, New Jersey, United States of America
  • Corrigan L. McBride, MD, FACS, FASMBS, University of Nebraska Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America
  • Geltrude Mingrone, MD, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart - Rome Campus, Roma, Italy
  • Marius Nedelcu, MD, Clinique Saint-Michel, Toulon, France
  • Ninh T. Nguyen, MD, FACS, University of California Irvine, Department of Medicine, Orange, California, United States of America
  • David Noca, MD, PhD, University Hospital Centre Montpellier, Montpellier, France
  • Patrick Noel, MD, IFAsMBS, Mediclinic Parkview Hospital, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Manish Parikh, MD, Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, New York, United States of America
  • Sungsoo Park, MD, PhD, FASMBS, Korea University Anam Hospital, Seoul, South Korea
  • Ralph Peterli, MD, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, Division of gastroenterology, Basel, Switzerland
  • Jaime Ponce, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States of America
  • Walter J. Pories, MD, FACS, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, United States of America
  • Dana Portenier, MD FACS FASMBS, Duke Regional Hospital, Durham, United States of America
  • Gerhard Prager, MD, Medical University of Vienna, Wien, Austria
  • Almino Ramos, MD, IFASMBS, Federal University of the ABC, SANTO ANDRE, Brazil
  • Christine J. Ren-Fielding, MD, FACS, New York University Grossman School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America
  • Carel le Roux, MBChB, MSc, FRCP, FRCPath, PhD, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
  • Francesco Rubino, MD, King's College London, London, United Kingdom
  • Alan Saber, MD, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, New Jersey, United States of America
  • David B Sarwer, PhD, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Bruce Schirmer, MD, FACS, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America
  • Michael A. Schweitzer, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
  • John D. Scott, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Prisma Health, Greenville, South Carolina, United States of America
  • Scott Shikora, MD, FACS, TUFTS MEDICAL CENTER INC, Boston, MA, United States of America
  • Ian Soriano, MD, FACS, FASMBS, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
  • Ram M Spira, MD, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Dimitrio Stefanidis, MD, Indiana University, Department of Surgery, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America
  • Kristine Steffen, PharmD, PhD, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, United States of America
  • Philippe Topart, MD, Anjou Clinic, Angers, France
  • Antonio Torres, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS, Hospital Clínico Universitario San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
  • Oliver Varban, MD, FASMBS, University of Michigan Michigan Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
  • Sivamainthan Vithiananthan, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Brown University Warren Alpert Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America
  • Phil Vourtzoumis, MD, FRCSC, Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Québec, Quebec, Canada
  • Rudolf Weiner, MD, Hospital Sachsenhausen, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Noel Williams, MD, FACS, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Alan C. Wittgrove, MD, FACS, Wittgrove Bariatric Center, Del Mar, California, United States of America
  • Nathan Zundel, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Jackson Health System, Miami, Florida, United States of America

Integrated Health Editorial Board

  • Cynthia K. Buffington, PhD, AdventHealth Celebration, Celebration, Florida, United States of America
  • Karen Groller, PhD, RN, CV-BC, CMSRN, Moravian University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Kellene A. Isom, MS, RD, LDN, CAGS, Simmons University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
  • Wendy King, PhD, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Faina Linkov, MD, PhD, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Tracy Martinez, RN, BSN, Wittgrove Bariatric Center, Del Mar, California, United States of America
  • Julie M. Parrot, MS, RD, ACE-CPT, Central, New Jersey, United States of America
  • Bobbie Lou Price, RN, BSN, Physicians East PA, Greenville, North Carolina, United States of America
  • Maureen T. Quigley, RPRN, FNP, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, United States of America
  • Shiri Sherf-Dagan, RD, PhD, Ariel University, Ari'el, Israel

Social Media Editorial Board Members

  • Jawad T. Ali, Ascension Seton Hays, Kyle, Texas, United States of America
  • Matthew Dong, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York, United States of America
  • Zaher Toumi, University Hospital of North Durham, Durham, United Kingdom

MBSAQIP Editors

  • Shaina R. Eckhouse, MD, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri, United States of America
  • Wayne English, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
  • John Morton, MD, FACS, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
  • Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Aurora Dawn Pryor, MD, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

SOARD Preferred Reviewers

  • Eric Ahnfeldt, D.O., William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, Texas, United States of America
  • Ramzi S. Alami, MD, FACS, FASMBS, American University of Beirut Medical Centre, Bayrut, Lebanon
  • Vamsi V. Alli, MD, Penn State Health Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Daniel Peter Andersson, Md, PhD, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Donna Bahroloomi, MD, MPH, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York, United States of America
  • Sergio J. Bardaro, MD, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
  • Limaris Barrios, MD, FACS, HCA Florida Mercy Hospital, Miami, Florida, United States of America
  • Alec Beekley, MD, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Paolo Bernante, MD, The Hospital "Giovanni Paolo II, Pieve di Cadore, Italy
  • Vivek Bindal, MS, FNB, FACS, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
  • Allen Browne, MD, Dr Allen F Browne, LLC, Portland, Maine, United States of America
  • Juliette Chang, MD, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
  • Vasileios Charalampakis, MD, PhD, FRCS, South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust, Warwick, United Kingdom
  • Sonja Chiappetta, MD, PhD, Betania Evnagelical Foundation, Napoli, Italy
  • Yong Choi, MD, The Woodlands Hospital, The Woodlands, Texas, United States of America
  • Ricard Corcelles, MD, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Daniel Cottam, MD, Bariatric Medicine Institute, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America
  • Michael Courtney, FRCSEd, South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust, South Shields, United Kingdom
  • Ramsey Dallal, MD, Albert Einstein Healthcare Network, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Adrian G. Dan, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Summa Health System, Akron, Ohio, United States of America
  • Anne P. Ehlers, MD, MPH, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
  • Maher El Chaar, MD, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Enricho Facchiano, MD, PhD, Santa Maria Nuova Hospital, Firenze, Italy
  • Byron Faler, MD, Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Augusta, Georgia, United States of America
  • Alexandra Falvo, MD, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Edward Felix, MD, Marien Hospital, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Mirto Foletto, MD, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
  • David Funes-Romero, MD, Cleveland Clinic, The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute,, Department of General Surgery, Weston, Florida, United States of America
  • Carlos Galvani, MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America
  • Hamlet Gasoyan, DMD, PhD, MPH, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
  • John Gleysteen, MD, FACS, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America
  • Valerie Halpin, MD, Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center, Portland, Oregon, United States of America
  • Elizabeth M. Hechenbleikner, MD, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
  • Ryan D. Horsley, DO FACOS, FASMBS, Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Jason Johnson, DO, Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver, Colorado, United States of America
  • Namir Katkhouda, MD FACS, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
  • MacKenzie Landin, MD, Banner University Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America
  • Robert Lim, MD, Tripler Army Medical Center, Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii, United States of America
  • Brij Madhok, MBBS, MS, MD, FRCS, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust, Derby, United Kingdom
  • Sean Michael O'Neill, MD, PhD, University of Michigan Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
  • David M. Parker, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Maud Robert, MD PhD, Civil Hospices of Lyon, Lyon, France
  • Federico J. Serrot, MD, FACS, Emory Healthcare Emory Bariatric Center, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
  • Andrea Margit Stroud, MD, MS, Oregon Health & Science University Division of Bariatric Surgery, Portland, Oregon, United States of America
  • Lawrence Tabone, MD, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, United States of America
  • Talar Tatarian, MD, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Eric Velazquez, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Temple University Health System Inc, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • R. Wesley Vosburg, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Mount Auburn Hospital Weight Management Center, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America
  • Brandon Williams, MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
  • Laura Wool, Psy.D, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, United States of America